Denon AVR-X4400H vs Pioneer VSX-LX503

Denon AVR-X4400H vs Pioneer VSX-LX503

Denon AVR-X4400H review

Denon X4400H is a receiver with an 11.2-channel configuration. It is equipped with the latest decoders - Dolby Atmos, DTS:X and DTS Virtual:X. The AVR-X4400H is equipped with an advanced 32-bit D.D.S.C. processor. HD digital processing multichannel audio tracks. There are wide wireless capabilities - Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, AirPlay, Spotify Connect, and multi-room HEOS technology; The device can play Hi-Res audio formats including ALAC, FLAC and WAV. Setup is done using the Audyssey built-in system.

Denon AVR-X4400H

Pioneer VSX-LX503 review

This is the unit with 5.2.4-channel or 7.2.2-channel Atmos/DTS:X support. The amplifiers' power of participants of the Denon AVR-X4400H vs Pioneer VSX-LX503 comparisons significantly differs at the same maximum impedance: 105 per channel for the AVR-X4400H versus 120 per channel for the VSX-LX503. However, thanks to compatible with the latest video playback technologies, the receiver is capable of displaying images in 4K resolution according to HDCP 2.2 and HDR standards. Pioneer VSX-LX503 also features with built-in Chromecast, Play-Fi wireless streaming, wireless multiroom system FlareConnect.

Pioneer VSX-LX503

Denon AVR-X4400H pros and cons

Pros

  • The receiver has enough power to create a full-fledged Auro 3D with five surroundings and five ceiling speakers
  • The device is equipped with a Clock Jitter Reducer jitter suppression system

Cons

  • The HEOS application is complicated
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Pioneer VSX-LX503 pros and cons

Pros

  • It has good phase correction tools
  • The firmware allows users to connect to the SONOS service
  • Thanks to compatible with the latest video playback technologies, the receiver is capable of displaying images in 4K resolution according to HDCP 2.2 and HDR standards

Cons

  • The calibration system is absolutely inaccurate

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Product

Denon AVR-X4400H
Pioneer VSX-LX503

Model

AVR-X4400H
VSX-LX503

Brand

Denon
Pioneer

Rating

5.0 of 5
4.3 of 5

Reviews

2
27

Amplifier

Total output power, W

980 W
1090 W

Output power per channel, W

105 W
120 W

Output impedance, Ohm

8 Ohm
8 Ohm

Frequency response

20 Hz-20 kHz
20 Hz-20 kHz

Total harmonic distortion, THD

0.08 %
0.08 %

Channels

9
9

Signal-to-noise ratio

100 dB
109 dB

Connectivity interfaces

Bluetooth

Wi-Fi

Ethernet (RJ45)

USB

Connector type

HDMI inputs

8
7

HDMI outputs

3
2

AV inputs

8
7

Optical digital inputs

2
2

Optical digital outputs

has not
has not

Coaxial digital inputs

2
2

Coaxial digital outputs

has not
has not

Subwoofer outputs

2
2

USB

1
1

Phones

1
1

Sound features

Digital to analog converter (DAC)

24bit / 192kHz
32bit / 384kHz

Digital content protection

HDCP 2.2
HDCP 2.2

Additional features

Speaker A/B switching

Dual-zone capability

Three-zone capability

Bi-amping

Pure direct

Advanced sound retriever (ASR)

Audio return channel (ARC)

Smartphone remote control

Apple Air-play support

Signal processing

HDMI signal pass-through

up to 4K
up to 4K

Video conversion/scaling

HDMI to HDMI scaling, analog to HDMI up conversion
HDMI to HDMI scaling, analog to HDMI up conversion

3D signal pass-through

Audio formats

MP3

WMA

AAC

AIFF

WAV

FLAC

Built-in decoders

DTS:X

Dolby Atmos

Dolby TrueHD

Built-in display

Type

fluorescent
fluorescent

Radio

Tuner bands

AM/FM
AM/FM

Number of preset station

40
40

Clock

Built-in clock

Sleep timer

Power device

Operational power consumption, W

710 W

Standby consumption, W

0.1 W

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D

17.1 x 15.3 x 6.6
15.2 x 17.2 x 7.3 inches

Weight

30.2 pounds
29 pounds
Denon AVR-X4400H
Pioneer VSX-LX503
Denon AVR-X4400H
Pioneer VSX-LX503

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